Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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Jan 23, 2017, 11:08 ET EDU SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of February 13, 2017

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of New Jersey on behalf of...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:00 ET Americans Support Supreme Court Ruling to Restrict Abortion, Oppose Taxpayer Funding

Significant majorities of Americans oppose the use of tax dollars to fund abortions and want the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of abortion...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:53 ET Advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Scheduled to Meet with Lawmakers in Phoenix

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the eighth leading cause of death in Arizona. On Tuesday, January 24,...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:43 ET Berger & Montague Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer to Speak at the University of Haifa's International Conference on Dispute Resolution of Consumer Mass Disputes

Berger & Montague Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer will speak at the 2nd International Conference on Dispute Resolution of Consumer Mass...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:27 ET QUALCOMM NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $250,000 Investing In QUALCOMM, Inc. To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at QUALCOMM, Inc. ("QUALCOMM" or the...


Jan 23, 2017, 09:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of Neustar, Inc. - NSR

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Jan 23, 2017, 09:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. - LIOX

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Jan 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Announces Proposed Settlement in the EZCORP, Inc. Securities Class Action

The following statement is being issued by Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP regarding the EZCORP, Inc. Securities Class Action...


Jan 23, 2017, 08:30 ET ATIXA Now Offering HRCI and SHRM Credits

Founded in 2011, ATIXA is the nation's only membership association dedicated solely to compliance with Title IX and the support of our more than...


Jan 23, 2017, 08:29 ET Banc of California Board Provides Update on Independent Investigation; Plans Improvements to Corporate Governance Policies

Banc of California, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BANC) today issued the following update on the independent investigation into previously disclosed...


Jan 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Spherix Updates Shareholders

Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX) an intellectual property development company committed to the fostering of technology and monetization of...


Jan 23, 2017, 07:00 ET Playboy Enterprises Wins Permanent Injunction Against Play Beverages/CirTran Beverage

Adding further clout to a $7 million jury verdict awarded to Playboy last year, an Illinois court issued a permanent injunction that forever...


Jan 23, 2017, 07:00 ET Electrolab Announces Issue of New U.S. Patent For Anti-Paraffin Treatment

Electrolab is pleased to announce the issue of a United States utility patent for their Anti-Paraffin Treatment (AP Treatment) used to treat a...


Jan 23, 2017, 04:00 ET ResMed und BMC/3B Medical legen globale Rechtsstreitigkeiten bei

- Vergleich regelt alle bestehenden Forderungen zwischen ResMed und BMC/3B Medical - BMC und 3B werden Lizenzgebühren an ResMed entrichten -...


Jan 23, 2017, 04:00 ET ResMed et BMC / 3B Medical règlent un procès mondial

- La décision met un terme à toutes les demandes existantes entre ResMed et BMC / 3B Medical - BMC et 3B payeront des droits à ResMed - ResMed...


Jan 21, 2017, 20:00 ET Behringer Harvard Sued in Federal Court for $100MM

Residents of Cordillera have filed a class action suit in Federal Court to stop the sale of the Cordillera Lodge and Spa by Behringer Harvard, with...


Jan 21, 2017, 13:01 ET SEATTLE GENETICS (SGEN) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Announces Filing of Class Action Complaint Against Seattle Genetics, Inc.; Encourages all Investors to Contact the Firm for Information

Johnson & Weaver, LLP announces that a class action complaint was filed on behalf of purchasers of Seattle Genetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: SGEN)...


Jan 21, 2017, 11:00 ET Law Offices of Laura J. Taylor Helping Cancer Victims Get $50,000 in Compensation Payments

Ida Bennett discovered the lump on her right breast on her sixty-third birthday. One week later, she was diagnosed with stage-3 breast cancer....


Jan 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Federal Prisoners Mental Health Class Action

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has certified a class action alleging that the Government of Canada...


Jan 20, 2017, 23:11 ET KEMPHARM NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Significant Losses Investing In KemPharm, Inc. To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in KemPharm, Inc. ("KemPharm" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: KMPH)...


Jan 20, 2017, 23:11 ET ONEMAIN NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In OneMain Holdings, Inc. To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in OneMain Holdings, Inc. ("OneMain" or the "Company") (NYSE:...


Jan 20, 2017, 23:01 ET Johnson & Weaver, LLP Initiates Investigations of Rent-A-Center, Inc., KalVista Pharmaceuticals, Inc., NovoCure Limited and Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP, is investigating potential claims against Rent-A-Center, Inc., KalVista Pharmaceuticals,...


Jan 20, 2017, 20:20 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Endologix, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - ELGX

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Endologix, Inc. ("Endologix" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ELGX) and...


Jan 20, 2017, 20:15 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Seattle Genetics Inc. and Certain Officers - SGEN

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Seattle Genetics Inc. ("Seattle Genetics" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:...